Google buys from Foxconn augmented reality





It is reported that the company Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known by his middle name Foxconn, is selling search giant Google a large collection of patents related to the extended (or in other words, augmented) reality. These patents relate to computer-generated images that are superimposed on the static or moving picture of the real world. These solutions can be used in aviation, in games and for training. Financial details of the agreement are not known companies. Currently, Google is known not only for its search engine, but also the mobile platform Android, iOS leaving far behind .

Hon Hai seeks to monetize its portfolio of technology and tries to reduce the impact on its business from its main customer, the company Apple. Resource Electronista reports that Hon Hai has filed a total of 55,000 patent applications and 10% of them she received patents. It is assumed that Google acquired technology will be used to improve Google Glass. Neither Hon Hai, neither Google did not comment on the agreement.

Google Inc. shows high activity in various areas of high technology. She recently made ​​an attempt to introduce Internet domains without points . However, this attempt did not meet the understanding of the regulatory organization.
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